Diego Simeone has investigated Chelsea Thomas Tuchel before their Champions League match this week.
Both teams will face each other in Bucharest on Tuesday in the home leg for Atletico, who were not able to welcome them in their Madrid home because of the Spanish government’s travel restrictions on arrivals from the UK.
currently remain in their toughest time of the season – having achieved an amazing 50 points from their opening 19 league games, but in their last four matches, they earned 5 points.
Saturday’s home defeat against Levante was their 2nd league loss.
Now, they will play against Chelsea, who stay undefeated under new boss Tuchel, who was brought in to fill Frank Lampard's post at Stamford Bridge last month.
Simeone announced at his pre-match press conference, in comments carried byMarca
“Chelsea are always an extremely powerful club financially that always strengthens itself very well. This year they did it with a group of young and very good footballers.
“Since Tuchel’s appointment, their numbers have improved a lot. Seeing the level of the three goalkeepers that they have, shows the potential of the team. The attackers could play for any team in Europe. Their squad speaks for itself.”